5 from 3 votes
Creamy, No Bake Lemon Cheesecake Mousse with Strawberries
4 hrs
Total Time
1 hr
This no-bake lemon cheesecake mousse will become your favorite summer picnic treat! 

You’ll require a food processor, large mixing bowl and electric mixer for this recipe.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: picnic food, summer
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 730 kcal
Author: Genevieve Morrison
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 8 oz. cream cheese - preferably whipped
  • 14 oz. can of sweetened condensed milk
  • Package of strawberries - chopped into tiny pieces
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp. real vanilla extract
  • 2 cups Nilla Wafers when crumbled - a little over half a box
  • 4 tbsp. butter
  1. Chop strawberries into tiny pieces.

  2. Grind Nilla Wafers in a food processor, or put them in a bag and smash them with a spoon until they’re finely crumbled. Melt 4 tablespoons of butter and mix into crumbles throughly.

  3. Whip the heavy whipping cream until fully whipped in a blender. Pour into a large mixing bowl, then mix in cream cheese – preferably already whipped, but if you don’t have it, it’s fine. It’ll just take little more effort to mix.

  4. Pour in 1 tbsp. of vanilla extract, the condensed milk (only use ⅔ if you’d like it less sweet) and ½ cup lemon juice.

  5. Spoon about 2-3 tsp. of the crumbles into your jars or cups – enough to make your first layer, and gently pat down.

  6. Fill a pastry bag (or just spoon) your mouse on top of the first crumble layer. Add another crumble layer, then spoon strawberries on top. Add the mousse again, then crumbles then strawberries and you’re done!

  7. Place your sweet little mousses in the fridge for at least 4 hours so they set nicely. Pack into a lovely picnic basket, and go to a summer movie screening in the park!

Recipe Notes

Here Are a Few More Dessert Ideas for Your Next Party

Sunshine Lavender Lemon Bars
Super Simple Mini-Pumpkin Pies
Heavenly Pumpkin Cheesecake mousse
Bailey’s & Mocha Jello Truffles


Nutrition Facts
Creamy, No Bake Lemon Cheesecake Mousse with Strawberries
Amount Per Serving
Calories 730
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.